Intervention and Reflection: Basic Issues in Medical Ethics

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The most widely used medical ethics textbook today, Munson's INTERVENTION AND REFLECTION is a collection of the most up to date and influential articles addressing the most pressing contemporary debates in medical ethics. Also delivering a wide variety of timely and provocative cases for consideration, INTERVENTION AND REFLECTION provides you with the most comprehensive and authoritative introduction to the subject. The combination of the author's astute editing, a wide variety of cases provided alongside the social contexts in which they arise, and insightful commentaries makes this book accessible and provocative to students with no formal philosophical training as well as to students with more formal experience in philosophy and/or the medical professions.

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Ronald Munson is Professor of Philosophy of Science and Medicine at the University of Missouri-St. Louis. He received his PhD from Columbia University and was Postdoctoral Fellow in Biology at Harvard University. He has been a visiting professor at University of California, San Diego, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, and Harvard Medical School. A nationally acclaimed bioethicist, Munson is a medical ethicist for the National Eye Institute and a consultant for the National Cancer Institute. He is also a member of the Washington University School of Medicine Human Studies Committee. In addition to being the author of a number of science and ethics books, he is also the author of the novels NOTHING HUMAN, FAN MAIL, and NIGHT VISION.

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